HDD Good Practices Guidelines Course

Held in conjunction with the Damage and Prevention Conference & Expo and the Subsurface Solutions Conference & Expo.

Dec 05, 2006
Target groups: students, technicians, engineers
Category: EducationTraining
The Horizontal Directional Drilling Good Practices Guidelines Seminar is a one- to two-day course* that covers six topics: (1) Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) operation and application; (2) HDD equipment and materials including rigs, drill pipe, bits, reamers, and down hole tools; drilling fluid recycling and recovery systems, drilling fluids and additives, and tracking equipment; (3) planning including surface and geological investigations, utility surveys, bore planning, and regulations and permitting; (4) jobsite safety including planning and preparation, traffic control, and safety equipment, practices, and response; and  (5) risk reduction, trouble shooting and mitigation. The course is geared to provide an in depth overview of HDD from planning to demobilization. The target audience is contractors, public works and consulting engineers, and inspectors.

The course is based on the Horizontal Directional Drilling Good Practices Guidelines published by the HDD Consortium** in 2001. A copy of this book is provided each participant. The course is taught by instructors who are experts on HDD. Participants earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Class participation is encouraged.
Phoenix Convention Center